desiccator


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

desiccator

[′des·ə‚kād·ər]
(chemical engineering)
A closed vessel, usually made of glass and having an airtight lid, used for drying solid chemicals by means of a desiccant.
References in periodicals archive ?
Sillifant hoped to improve on the other chemical-free desiccators the direct-burn gas type - which he regards as inefficient and expensive.
Place fired crucibles in a desiccator and allow to cool.
After demolding, the films were stored in a desiccator at room temperature for further studies.
The solvent was removed in a vacuum desiccator or with a stream of air.
The experiment [13] showed a few percent decrease in free lime content during 21-month preservation in desiccator on silica gel.
Oriented specimens were prepared by thinly spreading the clay-ethanol slurry onto glass slides which were then dried in a desiccator containing [P.
Initially the cough responses of all groups of animals were observed (0 min) by placing the animal individually in the desiccator and certain amount of [SO.
2)], followed by quenching at room temperature in a desiccator (6).
After curing, the sheet was stored in a desiccator for a week before testing.
The desiccator contains silica gel which absorbs moisture and prevents the sample from picking up moisture from humidity in the air while cooling.
3~~ solution for monolayer deposition, or in water for rehydration, or stored in a desiccator prior to use as references in the infrared (IR) spectrometer.